Walking the Tightrope: The Tension Between Art and Politics (4 stars)

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Walking the Tightrope: The Tension Between Art and Politics

Offstage and Underbelly Productions, in association with Theatre Uncut

World premiere of explosive political short plays by writers including Caryl Churchill, Neil LaBute and Timberlake Wertenbaker, followed by energetic post-show audience discussions with stellar panels exploring freedom of expression in the UK arts today. 'Superb … An incredibly important production' ★★★★★ (TheMetropolist.com). 'Bravo! … Truly entertains while challenging, and that is no mean feat!' (HuffingtonPost.co.uk).

Contains strong language and scenes of a graphic nature

Age category: 16+

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Walking the Tightrope

21 Aug 20154 stars

Plays to defend and push the freedom of speech

With a superb cast of four jumping between roles – there are eight short plays in this collection – and a post-show discussion, this response to last year's conflicts around freedom of expression at the Fringe is certainly value for money. Those seeking…

Pleasance, Underbelly, Gilded Balloon and Assembly launch programme for Fringe 2015

18 May 2015

This year will see Underbelly move to George Square and launch a new Circus Hub

Their events might be up and for sale online already, but today marks the official launch for the Fringe’s ‘big four’ venues: Assembly, Gilded Balloon, Pleasance and Underbelly. There are two big bits of venue news for the Underbelly. The Udderbelly…

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